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Fast Facts

  • Is of African and Korean descent.
  • Sohn is her mother's maiden name.
  • Has admitted to abusing and selling drugs during her teen years, when she was also an honors student, cheerleader and homecoming queen.
  • Got her start as a slam poet. She performed at Woodstock in 1994 and in HBO's Def Poetry Jam in 2003.
  • Recorded 1998's Rise with Irish DJ Noel Watson under the name Fini Dolo.
  • Co-wrote the film Slam, which won the Sundance Festival Grand Jury Prize and the Cannes Camera D'Or in 1998.


  • 1999, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Debut Performance: Nominee


  • Adam Plack — Husband
  • Sakira Wang — Daughter
  • Sophia Wang — Daughter
  • Wae — Mother

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  • Birth Name: Sonja Williams
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Profession: Actor, Poet

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